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Aug 22, 2009 6:30pm EDT
name shorty tells us he not only wants to be a father for his kids, he wants to be a father for his community. >> a dream is only a dream unless you put action behind it. just like a prayer. so i'm praying and dreaming the kids get a better life. >> there was also food, activities for the whole family, that event runs until 9:00 tonight. >>> and you industrial a chance to grab a multimillion-dollar dream. there were no winners in last night's mega-million drawings. so the jackpot has gone even bigger, it's now worth $252 million. the cash option comes in at about $159 million. the next drawing will be tuesday night. and just in case you missed it, here's the winning numbers from last night. >>> still ahead on abc news at 6:30, out-of-control inmates take over a prison and nearly burn it to the ground. a closer look when we come back. plus -- a shaq attack trying to beat olympic star michael phelps at his own game. why the big man is training his basketball shorts for speedoes! and having trouble getting back to work? land that new job is right at your fingertips. we'll explain. >> a
Aug 29, 2009 6:30pm EDT
people in the water and if they r they're just at the edge. taking a look at us for tonight, 64 degrees, mostly cloudy, couple showers are still possible, maybe a few storms. but that will be out of here by tomorrow. we'll talk about the forecast and your two degrees guarantee, coming up. back to you. >>> the contend's life work was not championed . >> after a moving funeral in his home state of massachusetts, senator ted kennedy was eulogized in washington, d.c. on capitol hill. he did so much there to influence life in this country over the last half century. tonight family, friends and fans are remembering the man who wasn't just a political figure, abc's viviana hurtado has more. >> reporter: returning to the nation's capital one last time. this is where he lived and worked almost 50 years, on some of the most sweeping social legislation in history. this is where he's honored one final time. and this is where he'll be buried, across the river at arlington national cemetery, next to his slain brothers john and robert kennedy. earlier more good-byes in massachusetts, where his funeral
Aug 1, 2009 6:30pm EDT
started, but thanks to action by congress it looks like it will keep rolling on. pam culter tells us how. >> reporter: cash for clunkers appear tiebz victim of its own success. the program is scheduled to run through november but after less than one week it's nearly out of money. that's where congress came in. just hours before leaving on its august recess, the house voted to add another $2 billion to the program to keep it going. the senate's expected to vote on the additional funding next week before leaving on its recess. many car dealers around the nation are pleased with the program saying business is booming. >> dollar for dollar, this is the best economic stimulus that the government could have put out there. >> normally, the day started about 9:30. now they are knocking on the door. >> reporter: car show rooms from coast to coast are filling up with customers looking for a good deal. >> we were going to try to do something in the next couple of weeks. we thought we'd go ahead and take care of it today. >> the program offers up to $4500 for every eligible vehicle. the clunkers
Aug 15, 2009 6:30pm EDT
she is affectionately known. use her energy to collect school supplies for the kids in her neighborhood go back to class. but this time the giveaway had a major hurdle, which she calms a blessing in disguise. >> i think i got a little more because i got shot. that's what i think. but we do this every year. >> more community donations came in even from the mayor's office after attention turned towards miss shirley's well being. on tuesday night the 59-year- old was in her living room watching tv when police say a stray bullet hit her window frame, passed through the sofa, then on to folks. she suffered a minor injury, but she was determined to still help local kids. >> we were working on the project before the incident, so i wanted to put closure to it. >> last night neighbors held a rally to stand up against the violence. >> we just want to raise awareness to the fact that there are law-abiding citizens in this neighborhood who won't tolerate gun violence. >> miss shirley has barely missed a beat and now kids have the supplies they need before school starts in just two week
Aug 8, 2009 6:30pm EDT
pennsylvania this afternoon. but this weather maker basically moving north of us, we're not going to see much from it. and just to the south of that system again that southerly wind beginning to kick in this ernest especially into the day tomorrow. forecast in detail here -- we'll stay dry, really no pick up anything in terms of rain tonight other than again an isolated thundershower. tomorrow we'll see more sunshine in the afternoon than today. that will mean hotter temperatures up to the low 90s just past 90 degrees. hotter still on monday. we'll bake in clear skies, before this system comes in. this is late monday night, overnight monday into tuesday morning, and it are drop our mini heat wave, drop the temperatures back down. but two hot days tomorrow and especially into the day on monday. overnight tonight, 69, cloudy, watch for that widely scattered storm tomorrow. clouds early, then more sunshine in the afternoon. and getting hotter. window with 93 or so downtown. maybe a little cooler in the outlying suburbs. day forecast here for you, you see monday, 97 degrees. it is going to b
Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
live forever in our hearts. as you challenged us so many times before, may your dream for a better, more just america never die. i love you, dad and you will always live in my heart forever. >> i love you, dad. i always will, and i miss you already. [ applause ] >> reporter: ted kennedy, jr. and patrick kennedy shared their thoughts about their father in massachusetts today. friends, family, and colleagues celebrated the senator for the good he did and the dream he kept alive. >>> good evening. i'm sherrie johnson. after a moving funeral in his home state of massachusetts, senator kennedy was eulogized on capitol hill and laid to rest alongside his brothers john and robert at arlington national cemetery. har's abc's viviana hurtado. ♪ [music] ♪ >> reporter: senator edward kennedy was honored by the army for his service before being laid to rest at arlington national cemetery near his slain brothers john and robert. people lined the streets of washington to bid farewell while former staffers gathered at the capitol where he worked for nearly 50 years on sweeping social legislati
Aug 1, 2009 11:00pm EDT
tornadoes touched down there. the wind speed was over 100 hundred miles per hour. >>> bge tells us power is back on to 54,000 customers after yesterday's strong storms. service to about 100,000 customers was interrupted. the areas hardest hit by outages included anne arundel, baltimore, carroll and frederick counties. >>> good evening. i'm meteorologist susan shrack. we've had some storms around the region. not too many. most of them are passing to the north of us and we're seeing them creep through virginia but not making their way in through maryland. a little on the eastern shore throughout the night. you can tell by the rain totals. for tonight, we haven't seen a whole lot. jessup got .3 of an inch. for tonight, overnight lows with showers and thunderstorms from time to time. i'll tell what you to expect for tomorrow coming up in a few minutes. back to you. >>> baltimore police say an officer shot a man after he charged at him with a screwdriver. police say officers walked in on the man robbing a convenience store in northwest baltimore early this morning. we're told the suspec
Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
crime in ridgely. cheryl conner joins us now to explain what has changed. >> reporter: they call it cops, citizens on patrol and it's made a big difference in cutting down on crime. tonight, families gathered outside no longer in fear. ♪ [music] ♪ 5-year-old aaron jacobs shows his parents a few moves. he's thrilled to lay out a blanket and watch a disney movie in the park. >> i'm excited about the movie. >> reporter: just a few months ago, this may have never happened. aaron's parents and family were seeing a spike in crime and the president of the community association decided to take action. >> kids were riding around on bikes, stealing bikes, jumping kids, breaking windows out of cars. >> reporter: 35 volunteers have signed up to help control the crime. they call themselves citizens on patrol. >> we have someone actually go around on patrol in the evening time in a vehicle and foot patrol. >> reporter: baltimore county police officers and firefighters showed their support allowing kids to see a different side of law enforcement. >> everybody doesn't go to jail because you are
Aug 8, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. windsor was a theater and band teacher. he allegedly used a cell phone to video tape two girls, ages 13 and 14 as they changed in a dressing room. authorities found more toot -- footage of girls. >>> people wonder is it safe to leave their home, also wondering what the community can do for help. calling for an end to violence. >> dozens of people lined the streets in west baltimore. they were armed with signs trying to spread a message of peace. people from all walks of life took part in the second annual march tore life -- for life rally. >> we intend on doing our part to bring some resolution to this city. >> reporter: neighbors took to the streets, on sunday, july 26 july 26th, someone opened fire on a picnic, shooting 12 people, including a pregnant woman and a 2-year-old child. to make matters worse the following weekend brought more violence with 9 more shootings. >> stop all the killing in the neighborhood. we take back our neighborhood from the terrible drug epidemic that caused all these murders. we want more men involved in our community because a man's presence speak
Aug 22, 2009 11:00pm EDT
half hour or so but not long for us but still in effect for all of the counties in green. we've had a great deal of rain tonight. we have heavy storms and downpours that hit the eastern shore. dover delaware saw almost 5 inches of rain in the span of a few hours. denton saw about 2. arnold's seeing more than 2 inches. it varies as to where the storms just developed. when they were there, they just stayed and put down enormous amounts of rain. the ground has already been saturated previous to this. so for tonight, leftover showers and maybe some flooding still in spots. we still have the flash flood watch in effect. the warnings have been discontinued. we're looking at 70 degrees for an overnight low. i'll talk about whether we'll see any relief coming up in a few minutes. delia? >>> to hurricane bill now and the dangerous conditions that caused beachgoers to get out of the ocean. we look now up and down the eastern seaboard. >> reporter: the high waves and relentless rip currents kept most people out of the ocean in ocean city -- out of the water in rehoboth beach. hurricane bill was
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